42 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

42 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Manila, Philippines
Fly
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Coron, Philippines
— 2 nights
Ferry
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El Nido, Philippines
— 1 night
Bus
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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
— 2 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay, Philippines
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Panglao Island, Taxi to Bohol Island
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Bohol Island, Philippines
— 2 nights
Taxi to Tubigon, Ferry to Cebu City
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Cebu City, Philippines
— 2 nights
Fly
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Manila, Philippines
— 1 night
Fly
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Denpasar, Indonesia
— 1 night
Taxi
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Legian, Indonesia
— 3 nights
Taxi
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Canggu, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Drive to Padang Bai, Ferry to Teluk Kode, Drive to Senggigi
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Senggigi, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
— 3 nights
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Fly to Lombok, Foot to Kuta Lombok Airport, Bus to Bangsal, Ferry to Gili Trawangan
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Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
— 8 nights
Ferry to Padang Bai, Taxi to Ubud
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 1 night
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Manila, Philippines

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
On the 2nd (Tue), stop by Intramuros.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Manila trip builder app.

Kelowna, Canada to Manila is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Kelowna to Manila due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Manila

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Coron, Philippines

— 2 nights
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the activities along Twin Lagoon, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Maquinit Hot Spring, then contemplate the waterfront views at Barracuda Lake, and finally explore the activities along Kayangan Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Atwayan Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Banul Beach, then head off the coast to Malcapuya Island, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt Tapyas.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coron road trip app.

Fly from Manila to Coron in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

El Nido, Philippines

— 1 night

Heaven on Earth

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): kick back and relax at Nacpan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Hidden Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the El Nido trip itinerary website.

Getting from Coron to El Nido by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Puerto Princesa, Philippines

— 2 nights

City in the Forest

A convenient place to stay when exploring the island, the city of Puerto Princesa sits on the coast in the center of the landmass.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Ugong Rock, then take in the waterfront at Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Honda Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): Head underground at Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sabang Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Princesa travel route planner.

Take a bus from El Nido to Puerto Princesa in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Puerto Princesa are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Boracay, Philippines

— 2 nights
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
On the 10th (Wed), stroll through Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), kick back and relax at Diniwid Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and finally kick back and relax at White Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Balinghai Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bulabog Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Boracay trip planner.

Getting from Puerto Princesa to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. While traveling from Puerto Princesa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Boracay, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bohol Island.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Bohol Island, Philippines

— 2 nights
Bohol Island attracts visitors with its landscape, natural heritage, and culture.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Baclayon Church, then identify plant and animal life at Tarsier Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bohol Habitat Conservation Center, and finally explore the striking landscape at Chocolate Hills Natural Monument. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Sevilla Hanging bridge and then make a trip to Blood Compact Monument.

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You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi from Boracay to Bohol Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In March in Bohol Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Bohol Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Cebu City, Philippines

— 2 nights

Queen City of the South

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Taoist Temple, steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross, take a stroll through Colon Street, steep yourself in history at Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, then contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, and finally explore the galleries of Basilica del Santo Nino. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Casino Filipino and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ayala Mall.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cebu City road trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Bohol Island to Cebu City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Cebu City are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Manila.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites · Shopping · Casinos · Fun & Games

Manila, Philippines

— 1 night

Pearl of the Orient

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll around Rizal Park and then steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manila trip builder site.

You can fly from Cebu City to Manila in 4.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Manila

Parks · Historic Sites

Denpasar, Indonesia

— 1 night
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Denpasar online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Manila to Denpasar in 8 hours. March in Denpasar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. You'll set off for Legian on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Denpasar

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Legian, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Experience a beachside holiday in Legian, a resort town on the west coast of Bali, wedged between Kuta and Seminyak.
Take a break from the city and head to Nusa Dua Beach and Jimbaran Bay. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Seminyak Beach and Padang Padang Beach. Explore Legian's surroundings by going to Pecatu (Bingin Beach & Uluwatu Temple). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Six Beach, get a taste of local nightlife at Karmen & Marius, enjoy the sand and surf at Legian Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at MOXX ! Spa & Bodytec Seminyak.

Before you visit Legian, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Legian is just a stone's throw from Denpasar. In March, daily temperatures in Legian can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Canggu.

Things to do in Legian

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Canggu, Indonesia

— 3 nights
Located about 10 km (6.2 mi) north of the famous Kuta Beach, the once small fishing village of Canggu has now become synonymous with a popular stretch of beach resorts and Western-owned villas.
Take a break from the city and head to Nirwana Bali Golf Club and Batu Belig Beach. Relax by the water at Canggu Beach and Pantai Batu Mejan (Echo Beach). Venture out of the city with trips to Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban) and Belimbing Village (in Tabanan). Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll through Berawa Beach, make a trip to Batu Bolong Beach, and look for gifts at Skull Bali.

For photos and tourist information, you can read our Canggu road trip planning app.

Canggu is just a stone's throw from Legian. In March, daytime highs in Canggu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Senggigi.

Things to do in Canggu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Senggigi, Indonesia

— 2 nights
The most traditional resort in Lombok, Senggigi boasts enough picturesque bays and fine white sandy beaches to have ensured tourism's survival here despite the severe blow dealt by the 2002 Bali bombing.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): kick back and relax at Senggigi Beach and then kick back and relax at Kuta Beach - Lombok.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Senggigi online tour planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Canggu to Senggigi in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Labuan Bajo.

Things to do in Senggigi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

— 3 nights
A trip to Labuan Bajo, an idyllic fishing village at the northwestern tip of Flores, offers the chance to unwind and experience traditional life without sacrificing comfort.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kanawa Island. Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Loh Liang National Park. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Kalong (Flying Foxes) Island, contemplate the long history of Tado Village, and explore the fascinating underground world of Batu Cermin Cave.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Labuan Bajo route builder.

Traveling by flight from Senggigi to Labuan Bajo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Labuan Bajo

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

— 8 nights
An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark Diving. There's still lots to do: get outside with Paddle Gili, get your game on at Gili Golf & Bar, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gili Trawangan online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Labuan Bajo to Gili Trawangan takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March in Gili Trawangan, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to Ubud.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Ubud, Indonesia

— 4 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tirta Empul Temple and Neka Art Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Mason Elephant Park. Step out of Ubud to go to Amed and see Scuba & Snorkeling, which is approximately 2h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Head underground at Elephant Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at White Sand Beach Yoga, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ubud itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Gili Trawangan to Ubud by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Ubud can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for Seminyak.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seminyak, Indonesia

— 1 night
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at MOXX ! Spa & Bodytec Seminyak and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, stop by Makassi, admire the masterpieces at Buddha Gallery, then explore the galleries of Nyaman Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Double Six Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Seminyak Beach.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Seminyak online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ubud to Seminyak in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Seminyak are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seminyak

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Spas

Bali travel guide

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World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.